Let’s just skip to No. 6 on Prevention’s list:
If you’re among the 19 million Americans who have canceled their daily paper, it’s time to resubscribe or read the online edition of your local Daily Planet. Perusing a broadsheet instead of gawking at the TV emerged as a key difference between most-and least-happy folks in a University of Maryland study that analyzed how more than 30,000 people spend their free time.
If you’re in the D.C. area, subscribe. Make it your new year’s resolution.
"A giant cockroach is harassing the Style section. I haven’t seen it. Apparently it is massive. Most of us are shrieking. One brave Web producer is trying to attack it with a wad of paper towels. “If I can get it, I will kill it. I’m not afraid to kill it.”"
— A dispatch from our newsroom, from us.
"I don’t read The Washington Post with any regularity. I don’t subscribe to it. I don’t subscribe to any other paper except the New York Observer, which comes on Wednesdays. There’s only so much you can devote in any one day to reading. But you must read. That’s why I feel I must read the newspapers first. Why? Because I really want to know what is going on."
— Gay Talese, on what he reads. He reads the newspaper (not us, but still). You should read a newspaper. (You should read us. PDFs | Subscribe)